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    Re: Dang... D TRMP really is the son of Christ

    And the grandfather built houses of prostitution in mining camps in the west, including one in Monte Cristo, about 70 miles northeast of Seattle.
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    Re: Over looked posting?

    Gun and political rants are prefered to boat stuff sometimes. Always enjoy your posts.
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    Re: Assuming the Lotus Position

    Nice post Lew.
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    People would love to talk about boats, but this forum is increasingly getting in the way. From what I have learned by doing investigation on my own...the cost for WB to host images would be modest...
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    Re: How long can you anchor?

    Some will recall the Eagle Harbor moorage squabble of several years ago. Rich people were annoyed at having to look at hippies living for free and enjoying the same view as them.

    A guy on Orcas...
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    Re: Assuming the Lotus Position

    I've always thought:
    Spend a hundred K or two on a boat and you got a boat which is indistinguishable from the others on the dock. Spend a hundred K or two on a car and you got something that will...
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    Re: A sacriligious post. ?

    blowing chunks!
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    Re: The Lecher-in-Chief

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkoidwsLXCg
  9. Thread: Stink Eye

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    Re: Stink Eye

    or EYE-RAN

    or EYE-RACK

    glad you brought this up.
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    Re: Restoration of BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Marty Loken has a similar boat...you can see it on my Fishtown movie on Vimeo.
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    Re: Detroit EBS, Saturday, July 15th 4:00 p.m.

    You would need waders. If the past is any clue, it will be high tide for BS.
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    Re: Detroit EBS, Saturday, July 15th 4:00 p.m.

    Good luck with the Detroit EBS. In person you will find that Lew is an overwhelmingly shy person, but you can draw him out.
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    "Free" image hosting can be turned off at any time.
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    If you go away...I will make no mention of your boat painting technique.
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    Noting poster's provenance, it appears to be an Ozzy thing.
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Why does Wooden Boat not host images?
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    That's for Woodenboat (or whomever is running the server.) To host everyone.

    Some strange comments here. The winning entry was the guy that described the forum software as "agricultural." I have...
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    Or, as we clueless suburban white kids like to say: WORD!
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    Talk to us Great Gods of WoodenBoat!
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    The photos should be hosted on the forum server. All other solutions are mickey mouse work-arounds.

    when will someone from Wooden Boat speak to this mess!!?
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    Re: Picture posting woes

    A good hosting service would solve this problem. Go to pair.com Check out shared hosting. Package #3 could handle 1.2 million downloads of 250kbyte image. More or less the size of a common image...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    And by the way...a clever person could stick an ad on the forum page...cover the hosting and tech work and solve the problem...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    The people at pair suggested the possibility of splitting the forum software and the database. I don't think it would necessarily be slow but I am no expert...

    I can't understand why the...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Yes of course.

    I use pair.com to host a few websites. They are terrific. Support is by bright, native English speaking staff. (What a concept!)
    https://www.pair.com/webhosting/shared.html...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    True. But that does not solve the problem.
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    There have been a number of discussions about it here.

    1) commercial quality storage is way more expensive than what a home user might want.
    Here is a 4TB...enterprise duty rated...for $50 a...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    1) Enterprise level duty hard drive...about $50 per TB. As I wrote above. https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAAEE3ZC2435

    2) There are hosting services with unlimited bandwidth...I...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    It is possible that the reluctance to host useful images is due to concern that the management would suffer excess bandwidth charges. However, there are hosting services which advertise unlimited...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Still don't understand if we are on the same page. Your Facebook page reports you have a total of several hundred images total.
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Your post is confusing. (?) Who is "we". What is the 20,000 images in a week? Did you note that a terabyte could hold nearly 7 million images at 150 kilobyte.

    Again, the management should explain...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Hmmm. I am no expert...though I did maintain a discussion forum on our local ACBS site. I finally discontinued it because of spammers...To your point... if my math is correct...a typical image on the...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    The boys down in the bilge arguing about guns and politics understand how to host images. The problem is worse for the newbies....those that are just getting into the wooden boat hobby. WB should be...
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Nobody has any opinions in this regard? Or just concerned about "repercussions?"
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Can you think of any other site on the web that forces its users to provide hosting for images?
  35. Thread: Darling Debra!

    by pcford
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    Re: Darling Debra!

    Great news even in the dank confines of the Bilge. Terrific.
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    Re: Espresso machine

    Where does Nespresso coffee come from?


    Nespresso is the brand name of Nestlé Nespresso S.A., an operating unit of the Nestlé Group, based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Nespresso machines brew...
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    Re: Espresso machine

    Let's assume that this machine is in fact featured in "the five boroughs" as you assert (It is certainly not used in Europe, the Middle East, Bay Area coffee shops, nor in any place with which I am...
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    Re: Espresso machine

    Beans from corporate monster...sealed in plastic do-dad...who knows how many months old. huh, no thanks. you can do better.
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    Seems like focus on the part of the management would be better spent on providing image resources rather than patrolling for naughty pictures. Just sayin'.
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    Re: If you have photos on Photobucket

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Norman Bernstein http://forum.woodenboat.com/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png
    Once again, I suggest that you skip any...
  41. Re: PHOTOBUCKET WANTS ME TO PAY $399.09 per year for me to post any pictures...

    Yes. I have been preaching this line for years Norm. If a person is able to build a boat, then that person should be able to establish a domain and upload images to it.

    However, there is an even...
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    Re: How to sand between coats?

    Or a razor blade.
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    Re: Puget Sound sailors:

    Adjudicator, of course.
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    Re: Puget Sound sailors:

    He deserved even more.
  45. Re: Roll and Tip--How long does one have to brush out?

    The finish which is used on house interiors is called "conversion varnish." It is a more hardy version of lacquer...this is likely not an exact definition, but you get the idea.

    Returning to the...
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    Re: Restoration of BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    You _will_ be refinishing the sides in short order. A couple days work may save multiple days at some point in the future.
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    Re: Puget Sound sailors:

    What did I tell you?
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    Re: Puget Sound sailors:

    Contact that weasel yeadon; he'll have some advice.
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    Re: Restoration of BC Salmon Troller "Petrel"

    Bravo to you for doing things right!

    Looks like the side of the house is rotary cut fir plywood. The only way I know to get that stuff to lie still is to coat it with epoxy and light cloth.
    Good...
  50. Re: Roll and Tip--How long does one have to brush out?

    Yes! or a kiss from your maiden aunt Jessie.
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